Contentious Legal Counsel, 2-6 PQE Litigator, In-house

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
MAE14343
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is an exciting, growing commodities brokerage firm who are seeking a 2-6 year PQE lawyer with a litigation background to undertake an in-house contentious role.

THE ROLE

The role will be reporting into the Head of Legal and assisting the legal team with a variety of legal matters including:

  • Provide assistance to the Head of Legal with assistance on big-ticket litigation matters
  • Draft, review and negotiate general legal documentation including commercial contracts and client facing documentation etc.
  • Delivering high quality and practical legal advice to the business when required
  • Keep informed on relevant regulatory developments affecting the business e.g. EMIR, MiFID II etc.
  • Liaising with external lawyers when required

THE CANDIDATE

  • This role will be ideal for a 2-6 year PQE lawyer from a silver/magic circle or top-tier UK/US firm, with a litigation background and is looking to go into an in-house contentious role.
  • Litigation experience is essential
  • In-house secondment is desirable not a pre-requisite